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Kenya and Haiti signed a security deal on Friday which will see Kenya deploy 1,00 police officers to Haiti, a country which has increasingly fallen victim to gang violence, to help restore order. Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry thanked President William Ruto and the people of Kenya for their commitment to Haitian security. Ruto pledged [...]

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A Russian court in Moscow fined the editor-in-chief of independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Sergei Sokolov, on Thursday over accusations of discrediting the Russian armed forces. The 30,000 rubles (329 USD) fine from the Perovsky District Court in Moscow stems from the publication of a Novaya Gazeta article in December that explored the recruitment of Russian [...]

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The Privacy Commissioner of Canada Philippe Dufresne announced that Montreal-based adult entertainment company, Aylo, on Thursday violated Canada’s privacy laws. The company allowed videos to be uploaded to Pornhub and other Aylo-owned companies without the knowledge or consent of individuals involved. Following investigation into the company, Dufresne found that although Aylo took initial action to [...]

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UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Volker Türk urged world leaders on Friday to address the ongoing crisis in Myanmar. The country has been under the rule of a military junta since a February 2021 coup. In the Friday statement, Türk said that the country has since “morphed into a never-ending nightmare” for human rights. [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled Friday that enhancements were improperly applied to the sentencing of a participant in the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot. The court ordered that the participant be re-sentenced, which is a decision that could potentially affect the sentences of hundreds of other rioters sentenced for their [...]

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Russia’s Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova told Russian state news outlet RIA Friday that Russia is prepared to repatriate the remains of the Ukrainian victims of the II76 plane crash in January. Moskalkova told RIA that everything administratively necessary for the repatriation is in place and that she is in contact with Ukrainian authorities about [...]

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A federal judge in Arizona upheld two state laws on Thursday that require voters to provide documentation to prove their US citizenship before registering to vote. US District Judge Susan Bolton’s decision upheld HB 2492 and 2243. After a 10-day bench trial, Bolton issued a 109-page opinion upholding the laws. However, Bolton found that the [...]

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A Russian court on Thursday rejected an appeal by a Russian-American woman against her detention on a treason charge, according to Reuters and ABC News reporters in the room. The 33-year-old Ksenia Karelina was arrested on January 27 and detained in a jail in Yekaterinburg for treason. According to Reuters, the Russian Federal Security Service [...]

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The India Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Rajasthan state law that provides for a two-child eligibility criterion for seeking public employment. The court held that the the Rajasthan Various Service (Amendment) Rules, 2001, which bars candidates who have more than two children from seeking government jobs, is constitutional and non-discriminatory. With the court’s Thursday [...]

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Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey filed a lawsuit on Thursday accusing a Planned Parenthood organization affiliate of violating state laws by helping transport minors into Kansas for abortions. The lawsuit is based on alleged camera footage showing staffers transporting minors across state lines to get an abortion without parental consent. In the filing, Bailey cited [...]

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